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Decadent Health for Your Decade
The 20s are a time of great vitality, energy, and enthusiasm. But it is also easy to overdo things. College life usually means a lot of junk food, stress, poor sleep, and other unhealthy habits. Many women also start their careers in their 20s, which
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10 Anti-Inflammatory Spices to Eat Right Now
Anti-inflammatory spices can add new flavors to your daily menu and help you stay in good physical and mental shape. And in the long run, they can help ward off today’s major diseases, from digestive distress and depression to weight problems, diabet
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Vitamin Update
For years, vitamin K has lived in the shadows of other, seemingly more important vitamins. But as new research surfaces, it’s impossible to ignore vitamin K’s significance when it comes to health. A study done in the second half of 2020 made a correl
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Powerhouse Powders
Makes 30 treats 1⅓ cups raw sunflower seeds⅔ cup raw hemp seeds2 tsp. ground cinnamon½ tsp. ground cardamom¼ tsp. ground allspice1 packet protein powder (We like Tattle Plant Protein Blend in Chocolate or Vanilla Cold Brew)¼ tsp. sea salt¼ cup sesame
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Food Sources Of Collagen
Collagen is most concentrated in the bones, tendons, ligaments, and skin of animals and fish—parts that most people don’t typically eat. Bone broth, made the traditional way, is a good food source of collagen. Vitamin C boosts our internal collagen p
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Pycnogenol Relieves Fibromyalgia
A proprietary extract of French maritime pine bark, Pycnogenol, can relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia, according to an Italian study that compared the effects of the supplement and a placebo in a group of 50 women suffering from the condition. Researc
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Best Natural Estrogen Detoxifiers
DIM: Found in broccoli and other leafy green cruciferous vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, DIM works by enhancing the body’s estrogen detoxification. It also promotes the balance of good versus bad estrogen and estrogen metabolism. I3C is a close
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Instant Pot Lamb Stew
Lamb is a wonderful source of protein that also happens to contain a fair amount of minerals, including calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium. Plus, it makes a fabulous stew! This one is a classic cultural mashup of Irish stew with Indian not
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Flower Power
Also called dula contains marigold, calen natural anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties. It’s intensely healing to the skin and can be used in place of drugstore antibacterial ointments and creams for minor cuts, scrapes, and bu
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Dr. Smith’s Favorite Recipes From Fast Burn
* PANCAKES: I love pancakes, so I put my grandmother’s pancake recipe in there. People typically can’t have pancakes on a weight-loss program, but I think life without eating pancakes is kind of a half experience. * BEEF BURRITO BOWL: I love this rec
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More Than Meets the Eye
The skin around your eyes is almost 10 times thinner than the rest of your face, so dermatologists recommend that you use eye cream as early as your 20s to prevent and protect your eyes from signs of aging such as crow’s feet and dark circles. Why wr
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Vitamins D & K: A Winning Combination
You already know the benefits of vitamin D for building stronger bones, reducing inflammation, and enhancing immunity (especially important right now). And you’re probably taking a daily D—but are you taking it the right way? Some research suggests t
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Do You Need More Collagen?
Spending long hours at a computer in any setting is stressful on the joints, but working from home can be especially challenging because it eliminates many reasons to get up and move around. According to the Endocrine Society, walking over to a cowor
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Make It!
Serves 6 1 Tbs. olive oil, butter, or ghee1 sweet onion, chopped2 celery ribs, chopped2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped1 medium green apple (unpeeled), cored and chopped3 cloves garlic, minced1 Tbs. cur
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Make It!
Serves 6 This flavor-packed salad—a real crowd-pleaser—is high in protein, thanks to quinoa and black beans. For an extra punch of nutrition, serve over your favorite greens and drizzle with olive oil. 1 cup quinoa, rinsed several times just before c
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Our Writers
* Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, is an award-winning educator, author, and real food chef. jeannettebessinger.com * Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is a board-certified nutritionist and best-selling author of The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth. jonnybowden.com *
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Collagen: Powder vs. Pills
Powdered collagen can be used just like any other type of protein supplement. Collagen is tasteless and can dissolve in any type of liquid—such as coffee, plant milk, smoothies, and soups—or it can be mixed into moist foods, such as oatmeal. Research
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Transitional Supplement Support
These supplements can help with the transition into leptin sensitivity and fat burning while also providing long-term, overall health support: * Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics include prebiotics, probiotics, and postbiotics to balance the microbiome, ease t
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Make It!
Serves 4 Served with saffron rice and some steamed asparagus, this elegant and easy offering will burnish your culinary rep! 1½ lbs. chicken tenders (the larger the better)Salt and pepper, to taste1 Tbs. Primal Kitchen avocado oil⅓ cup Lillet Blanc a
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What To Look For In Supplements
You’ll find vitamin D and vitamin K supplements in a variety of forms. The basics: VITAMIN D3 (cholecalciferol), the natural type of vitamin D produced by your body in the presence of sunlight, is the most common form found in supplements. But becaus
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Transformed From Home
After transforming his own health with the help of Better Nutrition contributor and leptin pioneer Kat James—and learning of her “Transform From Home” Contest (jointly with BN)—grass-fed producer and activist John Wood began urging several of his emp
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Mother’s Day LUNCH MENU
Serves 6 The nutty component of the beans combines with juicy tomatoes, fresh garlic, and basil to build a well-balanced salad that can also act as a stand-alone side. It’s delicious on top of a crusty bread or crackers, and done in just 10 minutes.
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Fast Burn
“I am always in search of creating programs that are not only topical as far as what the latest science and research is showing but also are the most user-friendly,” says Ian K. Smith, MD, author of the SHRED series, The Clean 20, and his latest, Fas
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Health Women’s AT EVERY AGE
An ancient adage from Chinese medicine says, “A doctor would rather treat 10 men than one woman.” In a way, this validates what women have always known—that we are indeed intricate creatures. At the heart of our complexity are hormones, their ebb and
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The Healthy Way to Go Vegan
Dozens of studies have borne out the benefits of a plant-based diet. But being vegan is a little more complicated than just kicking milk and meat. If you’re ready to join the ranks of people who eat only plants, read on for pros, cons, and important
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Start Afresh
Beef jerky lover? Meet the new kid in town—Brave Good Kind Tender Chicken Bites in Hot Honey, Original, and Teriyaki. They’re made with real, nourishing ingredients such as antibiotic-free chicken and spices. These gluten-free bites are a good source
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15 Snacks to Stabilize Your Blood Sugar
Q: I often go too long without food—or I eat something that leaves me hungry a little while later. Then I get shaky, irritable, and short with friends, family, and coworkers. What can I do to prevent this? A: What you’re describing is more common tha
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Just Jujubes
Until recently, the only jujubes I knew were those tiny fruit-flavored hard candies I ate as a kid—annoying sticky little things that stuck in your teeth and took forever to dissolve or dislodge. Alisha Taff grew up experiencing an entirely different
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Tai Chi Improves Sleep
Regular exercise, such as walking, running, and resistance exercise, can improve sleep. But if those don’t appeal to you, tai chi is another option. An international team of researchers compared the effects on sleep of conventional exercise, tai chi,
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Are You Estrogen Dominant?
To get an idea of the damage caused by estrogen dominance, review the following list and circle any conditions that you have. Amazingly, estrogen dominance can cause or worsen all of these conditions/symptoms. * Allergies* Breast tenderness* Low libi
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